Image : Simon Coulibaly Sound : Simon Coulibaly Editing : Nicolas Rumpl Mix : Anton Vodenitcharov Production : Julie Esparbes
At night, the young boy Ama and his companions travel through the bush of Boli Bana.
A herd of huge and at the same time benevolent cattle accompanies them.
By day, the young girl Aissita is the centre of attention of Boli Bana village.
A witch has arrived for a ritual: For Assista this is the beginning of adulthood.
It is a nomadic and mystic world that comes into being through the eyes of these children. A Fulani childhood in Burkina Faso.
Hélicotronc et Grenade, in coproduction with RTBF (Télévision belge), le WIP - Wallonie Images Production et le CBA - Centre Bruxellois de l’Audiovisuel, with the support of the Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, with the help of the Taxshelter.be and ING, with the support of the tax shelter du gouvernement fédéral de Belgique and the investors of the Tax Shelter